Puppets and Toys (Fête de la musique version)

Fête de la musique, also known as Music Day, is an annual celebration of music which takes place on 21 June. On Music Day the citizens are urged to play music outside in their neighborhoods or in public spaces and parks. This year we were invited to play some tracks together with our friends in 1bisHill... Continue Reading →

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My Axoloti synth block for the ROLI BLOCKS

Ever since I got the Seaboard Block a while back I wanted a companion "synth block" for it. Since one didn't exist, I decided to make my own with an Axoloti board. I wanted it to serve both as a host for the Roli blocks and as an MPE synth. The video below should give... Continue Reading →

Seaboard Block in a hardware setup

I've been interested in the Roli Blocks for a while. I liked the concept of a small, portable MPE controller, but was sceptical of their apparent dependence on a computer or iOS device. When I tried finding info on whether they would make sense in a more hardware oriented setup my searches only revealed other... Continue Reading →

About the song “Where do we go?”

These lazy summer days I'm reading Naomi Klein's "No is not enough - Defeating the New Shock Politics". Klein's book opens with a description of where and how she got the news that Donald Trump had won the election. She was in a meeting on the other side of the globe, in Australia. And she... Continue Reading →

Making music as a couple

The first thing anyone comments after I tell them I make music with my husband is: "Oh, that sounds so nice to do together as a couple". Yes, it is really nice. We're often wondering why not more spouses form bands? As a husband and wife, living together for many years, you are already a... Continue Reading →

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